Potsy Clark

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Birthday
20, 1894
Birthplace
Carthage, IL
Death Date
Nov 8, 1972 (78)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1894
Birthplace
Carthage, IL
Death Date
Nov 8, 1972 (78)

About

NFL coach during the league's fledgling infantile years. He coached a number of teams both collegiately and professionally including the Kansas Jayhawks and Detroit Lions.

Before Fame

He was an All-State College Quarterback in 1912 and led his team to a perfect season.

Trivia

He was offered a $1,400 salary, the highest ever given to a coach by the University of Kansas at the time.

Family Life

He came from a large family, with four brothers and three sisters.

Associated With

He was the first coach of the Detroit Lions, and Steve Mariucci eventually continued his coaching tradition.